Top 9 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Shawnigan Lake, Canada - Updated 2024

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Located in British Columbia, Shawnigan Lake is a beautiful village that welcomes tourists from all over the world. Those who love the beach and water sports come here to partake in a variety of activities, such as kayaking, swimming, fishing, jet-skiing, boating, and paddle-boarding. You can also learn about local history at Shawnigan Lake Museum or stroll around West Shawnigan Lake Provincial Park. Wine aficionados and lovebirds can find their way to Unsworth Vineyards in Mill Bay or Blue Grouse Estate Winery in Duncan to tickle their taste glands with locally crafted wine. To help you plan an exciting trip, scroll down for a list of the top Airbnb vacation rentals in Shawnigan Lake, Canada.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on July 08, 2024.

1. The Good Life House (from USD 257)

The Good Life House invites you to indulge in the blissful charm of Shawnigan Lake. This property offers easy beach access and amazing lake views. Guests with a vehicle will have access to free parking and an EV charger on the property.

The home has a colorful kitchen equipped with modern appliances, Wi-Fi, and a TV with Roku. Six guests can divide themselves among three bedrooms, and they can splash around the seasonal communal pool.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15.76 km (9.8 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
139 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a comfy mattress and sunny rooms—overall a pleasure
the queen bed was comfortable
comfortable beds stocked kitchen perfect get away
it is a great size has everything we needed plus more and the beds were comfortable
really clean and charming space
it was very clean and well stocked
super clean everything you could need and more
the place was clean and had everything we needed for our getaway
this was a great place to stay--very comfortable and clean thanks deanna
host was very responsive
everyone was super friendly
super friendly and helpful host too
deanna was very responsive
deanna is a fantastic host and good communicator
beautiful house in a great location
gorgeous place in a great location
great location looks exactly as website depicts the property
great location for exploring the area by bike and it was comfortable for 5 people
it is always a really lovely place in a beautiful location
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2. Good Life (from USD 197)

Located on the scenic shores of Shawnigan Lake, this Airbnb rental is ideal for water sports enthusiasts and beach aficionados. A short walk will take you to the points of interest in the village. You will have access to a sandy beach with chairs, an indoor swimming pool, and a water slide. There’s also a wharf where you can enjoy fishing, kayaking, and paddle-boarding.

Good for four, the property has Wi-Fi, a kitchen, and a TV with Chromecast.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15.83 km (9.9 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
111 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 6 Beds 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nicely furnished and comfortable
the apartment is nice and clean
the suite was clean and well-equiped
the suite was spotless and very comfortable
house was clean and spacious and more than enough for our needs
deanna is a brilliant host with a beautiful space which was extremely clean and welcoming
deanna is a great host
deanna is an excellent host
deanna was very accommodating and super friendly host
deanna responded to our questions promptly and was friendly and approachable
highly recommend the good life suite deanna was a wonderful host
the stay and location was great
this is a beautiful location on the lake
the park and shallow waters made it the ideal family holiday
beautiful space in a great location at shawnigan lake
very clean spacious unit close to beach and walking distance to the village of shawnigan lake
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3. Lovely abode near points of interest (from USD 63)

Perfect for couples, this lovely one-bedroom suite allows you to enjoy a tranquil stay. A five-minute drive takes you to the village center, where you can access restaurants, a cafe, a bakery, and a general store. You can also take a short stroll to the lake down the road and admire the stunning scenery there.

For guests’ convenience, the suite is equipped with Wi-Fi, a bathroom, and a fully functional kitchen. There is also a TV with Netflix.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
16.1 km (10.1 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
58 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire guest suite 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
everything was comfortable and we truly appreciated how child friendly the space was for our fourteen-month-old (ie
it’s a flat with a huge bedroom full kitchen a dining area and a full tv room
essentially it’s a one bedroom ground level apartment with a good sized bedroom kitchen and living room
very clean organized and hospitable
alexandra’s place was clean and quiet
alexandra's space was very clean quiet and spacious
alexandra and neil's place was very clean private and cozy
alexandra’s bnb is quiet clean and comfy
alexandra is a great host
great place attentive and helpful hosts
they are amazing hosts loved the location
very cozy and comfortable stay short walk to the lake and drive to everything
beautiful quaint little spot with an easy walk to beach access
i would recommend this place to anyone looking for the perfect location near shownagan lake
this is such a lovely space close to the lake and some shops if you need supplies
good amenities and close to the lake and downtown shawnigan
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4. Unique home for couples (from USD 74)

Planning to travel to British Columbia for a romantic getaway? For an unforgettable escape, check out this cozy glamping spot in a quiet place in Shawnigan Lake. Being a 10-minute walk from the lake, the location of the property ensures plenty of opportunities for stretching your legs.

You can use the kitchen appliances or the fire pit to prepare snacks. Inside, you and your loved one can cuddle on the queen-sized bed.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
16.79 km (10.5 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
9 reviews   Wifi Available
Bus 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
she welcomed us with cold beers and made us coffee and breakfast in the morning
wonderful private area and very clean accommodations glamping with nature
great host as well
shady area adorable set-up and the host goes above and beyond to ensure you have a nice stay
megan is a great host the westfalia is super cute cozy and impeccably clean
such a beautiful location tucked away she was very accommodating on short notice and friendly to communicate with
it was a great place to slow down and have a cozy getaway
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5. Lakeside retreat with stunning views (from USD 477)

With five bedrooms and three bathrooms, this gorgeous lakeside home can comfortably accommodate nine guests. Guests can enjoy blissful lake views while relaxing in the living room, thanks to the large glass windows. The living room also has a fireplace to keep you warm and a TV for entertainment.

For a great way to end the day, relax on the deck while admiring the magical sunset over the mountains. Other amenities include a kitchen, Wi-Fi, and free on-site parking.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
16.05 km (10.0 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
66 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 9 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the kitchen was well stocked with all the necessities and the beds were very comfortable
everything was extremely clean and communication was great
very clean comfortable beds and pillow top notch
sandra was a wonderful host
sandra was an awesome host
sandra was an amazing and attentive host
sandra was a wonderful host and responded quickly and thoroughly to any inquiries we had
excellent host and great location
great location close to the water
amazing house and great location
the location is quiet and peaceful
beautiful location and lake was amazing
great location for nearby restaurants cidery wineries etc
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6. Esther’s Cottage (from USD 110)

Visiting Shawnigan Lake with your special someone and don’t know where to stay? Esther’s Cottage, a delightful one-bedroom guesthouse near the lake, can be a great home away from home.

It has a flat-screen TV and a mini-library to ensure you stay entertained while indoors. There is also free Wi-Fi and a dedicated workspace for those who wish to catch up on work. Thanks to the provision of board games and toys, families can have lots of fun.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15.94 km (9.9 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
116 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if the mattress gets an upgrade and better wifi i would definitely rent again
the cottage has everything you will need including a beautiful full kitchen
we loved the little deck for breakfast and dinner
private little cottage cozy with nice airflow
a lovely well appointed private quiet cozy cottage in shawnigan lake
so clean and well-equipped
clean and cozy we would recommend to others as well
the place was very clean and comfortable and the communication with sarah was great
the place was clean and quiet and the full kitchen was very nice
the one bedroom suite was exceptionally clean very cozy and exactly what we were looking for
super host sarah was so very hospitable
great hosts and place
sarah and lance were amazing hosts and was always there to help or give directions when needed
hosts are super nice and communicative
loved the place and the hosts
great location and very peaceful
great location with the lake within walking distance and a sandy beach just a two minute drive away
super comfortable and nice location
location was great for us
a few minute drive from some delicious restaurant and close to the water
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7. Modern lakefront home with a private boardwalk

Featuring a private boardwalk, this adorable lakefront home allows guests to enjoy laidback activities, such as fishing and admiring beautiful sunsets. The home comes with modern conveniences, such as high-speed Wi-Fi, a fully functional kitchen with an island, and a custom spa bathroom.

You can relish fresh air on the deck or have some barbeque during your leisure time. There’s a dock on the property, so feel free to bring your boat or jet ski.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15.67 km (9.8 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
34 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 10 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
master shower and tub are outstanding deck and bbq area beautiful and partially covered
the accommodation was clean comfortable and well thought out
these hosts were extremely attentive and responsive to our requests
sean and kathy were great hosts that really care about their guests start to finish
good communication with host and some thoughtful touches
sean was a gracious and kind host
super close to town
stunning property and best location on the lake
the location was great and the house is new nice and clean
lovely home and amazing location/views
a great place to stay
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8. Beautiful chalet with a private boardwalk (from USD 806)

Wake up to beautiful sunrises and witness awe-inspiring sunsets while staying in this captivating chalet sitting on the shores of Shawnigan Lake. Guests can cool down in the lakefront claw-foot tub while feasting their eyes on stunning lake and mountain views.

Since the property has a private boardwalk and dock, guests can partake in outdoor activities, such as fishing, swimming, kayaking, boating, and so much more. Free parking and Wi-Fi are also available.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15.76 km (9.8 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
36 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire chalet 6 Beds 10 Guests 5 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 10

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
inside space gave us plenty of room to sit and relax play cards and eat meals
communication was quick house was very clean and well appointed
incredibly responsive and very clean and covid aware
the lake is sparkling clean and refreshing with no weeds
sean was an extremely attentive host he greeted us when we arrived and answered all of our questions
sean is a wonderful host
sean was a great host and responded promptly
sean was a very responsive and helpful host
beautiful location right on the lake
the best location on shawnigan lake
great private location on the lake
an absolutely perfect location especially if you have a boat
an amazing place to spend summer vacation or staycation
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9. Tranquil abode with stunning views (from USD 330)

Enjoy a tranquil honeymoon with your special someone when you book this lakefront chalet with a queen-sized bed. You’ll be greeted by spectacular views from your bed in the morning. There’s a fully appointed kitchen, which means you can prepare your meals with ease. The presence of free Wi-Fi ensures you stay connected.

Free parking and security cameras on the premises are available, too. Other amenities include a dryer, a washer, and a bathtub.

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Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia, Canada
15.67 km (9.8 mi) from The Butchart Gardens
20 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Tiny home 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
the tiny house was quiet clean and charming
expect a responsive and thoughtful host
hosts are very nice and communicate persons
great host and nearby attractions are memorable and plenty
the space is cozy clean and the host was very helpful and prompt to respond to our questions
sean and katy were great hosts
great place to stay and location is perfect
great location on the waterfront
great dock & spot on the lakecozy little cabinlots of privacy given how close it is to main house
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Enjoy an idyllic stay in Shawnigan Lake

Shawnigan Lake is a lovely village that has stunning views and natural attractions, perfect for those in need of a break. Book one of the above-mentioned Airbnb rentals to enjoy an idyllic stay in Shawnigan Lake.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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